X linked mental retardation.

  title={X linked mental retardation.},
  author={Imen Ben Rejeb and Lamia Ben Jemaa and Habiba B Bouhamed Chaabouni},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  volume={87 5},
BACKGROUND Mental retardation (MR) is a group of heterogeneous clinical conditions. There are more than 900 genetic disorders associated with MR and it affects around 3% of the general population. Many MR conditions described are syndromic, fragile X syndrome being the most common clinical entity among them. X linked mental retardation (XLMR) is subdivided in two categories: syndromic XLMR (MRXS) when MR is associated with clinical features and non-syndromic XLMR (MRX) when MR is isolated… CONTINUE READING